All posts tagged: god

From whence goodness comes

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Faith & Theology

When Houston Baptist University introduces its Liberal Arts Core Curriculum in the fall of 2011, Systematic Theology will become a required course. This change is part of a core overhaul that will make HBU one of only a few universities in the world offering an education centered on the classical texts in both philosophy and theology. Though I enrolled under the previous system, I have tailored my personal academic experience toward a balance of old […]

Rewriting proven science… again

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Faith & Theology

I haven’t historically been a big TV watcher. It is a vortex through which potentially productive citizens are eternally lost. However, if used correctly and with moderation, it can be a source of leisurely entertainment and even education. Last night was one of those occasions. I happened to catch the Discovery channel’s special on “Ardi” – the latest in hominid paleontological discoveries. It was actually discovered a decade ago, but it has taken this long to […]

God and Suffering

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Faith & Theology

It is a common question, and one that leads many to a conclusion that there is no God, or that if there is one, they want nothing to do with Him. “Why would a loving God who is supposedly perfect, good, and graceful allow pain and suffering to fall upon innocent people?” There are two things to remember about this world and God’s role in our lives. First, that we are given a free will. […]